Summer Slaughter

In one year, it took Tahir Bhat eight visits to police station Vilgam to attempt getting even the basic information about a watershed event. Finally, he traced witnesses and survivors to understand why the residents in Pazipora still tremble and fret with the memories of August 10, shooting, that killed…

Books

Behind Broken Glasses

Inspired by the seminal work of James Joyce, Feroz Rather creates magic in his book The Night of Broken Glass.…

Special Report

Political Grapevine

When a government was in place, Kashmir was desperately waiting for its fall. After it collapsed under its own weight,…

Industry

Breaking Solina’s Silence

For the last many years, a process was set in motion to convert the heritage filatures in the sprawling Solina…

Personality

Prof Talat Ahmad

Prof Talat Ahmad was confirmed appointed as Vice Chancellor (VC) of Kashmir University (KU), for the second time. Talat served…

Infrastructure

Bypassing Livelihoods

As the people have started enjoying the ‘long drive’ on Kashmir’s first motorway, the alternative highway, saving time and fuel,…

Pulse

Hill Singer

A faith healers son, Kabul Bukhari did his primary schooling in Karnah and then in Srinagar. He finally flew to…

Briefing

Briefing

BARZULLA It was a letter delivered by an unknown biker that shocked missing Barzulla man Mudasir Ahmad Bhat’s family. The…

Diaspora

Bonhomie Beyond Home

Kashmiris living in North America had their third community gathering in Los Angles. Sumaya Teli reports how the event is…

Crime

Molvi’s Murder

It has been years since the only brother of five Ganderbal sisters was murdered in a distant Rajasthan town where…

Scholarships

Scholarships

Government of Canada Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2018-2019 Government of Canada Application Deadline: September 19, 2018 Apply Now MBA International Students…

Editorial

Let’s Talk

Even before the official results were an­nounced by the Election Commission of Pakistan, cricketer turned politician Imran Khan addressed media…

Security

The Bomb Hill

Not far away from Khundroo, Kashmir’s major Ordnance Depot, a village hillock is the site where the expired ordnance is…

Politics

Seeking His Daughter

BJP has two items crucial to its vote bank politics: the beati (daughter) and the jawan (soldier). But Jammu is…

OBTIUARY

A Distinct Doctor

With the demise of Dr Naseer Ahmad Shah (January 5, 1929 – October 11, 2017), an era is over. A…

Conflict

The Shihlipora Shades

On the 17th anniversary of counter-insurgent Azad Nabi’s killing, Muhammad Younis visited the remote south Kashmir village to understand the…

Handicrafts

1865: Kashmir Weavers’ Agitation

By all accounts, world’s first organised labour agitation took place in Kashmir on April 29, 1865, almost 21 years before…

Forum
Photo Essay

Haj 2018: Batch 1, Takes Off

by Tahir Bhat and Bilal Bahadur SRINAGAR: The first batch of Mecca pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir took off from…